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Old 10-14-2012, 01:06 AM
ndube ndube is offline
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Mein Auto: 1999 BMW 540i 6-speed
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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
COOLING System Overhaul Info for V8 folks

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Last year I wrote the Cooling Overhaul Tips for Inline 6-cylinder engine (1998 528i):

http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/199986

For V8 engine, it is very similar in concept in belts layout, see this diagram that I just prepared for you folks with V8 engine. When combined above link and this picture, V8 folks should be able to do cooling overhaul themselves

cn90
98 528i 5sp 95K
One note on the picture: V-8s built after September 1998 have a 3d roller outside between the power steering and alternator pulleys. I'm in the process of pricing and ordering parts for a complete (front) overhaul of the cooling system next weekend after discovering a small leak around the expansion tank top.
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